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Players

Phillip Thomas
S #41
Height:
6-1
Weight:
223
Age:
25
College:
Fresno State
Hometown:
Bakersfield, Calif.
Experience:
2

Transactions:

  • Originally drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Transactions:

  • Originally drafted by the Washington Redskins in the fourth round (119th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft.

2013 (Redskins)

  • Placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Aug. 27 after sustaining a foot injury during the team's first preseason game.

College

  • In 39 games at Fresno State, Thomas started 24 contests at free safety, performing at strong safety in the other 15 games.
  • Recorded 178 tackles (125 solos) with four sacks for minus 24 yards and 17 stops for losses totaling 55 yards, as he recovered one fumble and caused six others.
  • Deflected 15 passes and had 13 interceptions for 214 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Among active NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision talent, his four scoring returns are tied with Ricardo Allen of Purdue, Jermaine Robinson of Toledo, A.J. Klein of Iowa State and Trey Wilson of Vanderbilt for the national title.
  • In 2012, became the first player in Fresno State history to be an unanimous All-American first-team selection.
  • Was one of three finalists for the Jim Thorpe Award given to the top defensive back in the nation.
  • Named All-Mountain West Conference first-team and the league's Defensive Player of the Year.
  • Started all 13 games, becoming the first defensive back to lead the Bulldogs in tackles (84, with 64 solo).
  • His eight interceptions led the nation and set a new league record.
  • In 2010, started 11 games after moving to free safety, adding 64 tackles (39 solo), two forced fumbles, nine passes defensed and three interceptions.
  • In 2009, appeared in 13 games at strong safety, recording 30 tackles (22 solo) and two interceptions (one returned for a touchdown).

 

Personal

  • Attended Bakersfield (Cal.) H.S., seeing action at wide receiver, quarterback, tailback and safety en route to the Brillers posting a 12-2 record and winning the Southeast Yosemite League title his junior season.
  • In his junior season, rushed for 1,104 yards on 150 carries (7.36 avg) and 19 touchdowns, adding 418 yards and four scores on 15 receptions.
  • Completed 28-of-57 passes (49.1 percent) for 295 yards and three touchdowns, and on defense, intercepted a pass, returned a fumble 80 yards for a score and posted 78 tackles with five interceptions.
  • Earned All-League honors in both 2006 and 2007.
  • As a senior, Thomas played in six games, piling up 762 yards and nine touchdowns on 110 carries (6.93 avg), catching three balls for 26 yards and a score, along with hitting on 32-of-65 passes for 402 yards and three touchdowns.
  • As a safety, he made 21 tackles and had two interceptions that season.
  • Was a criminology major.
  • Son of Janice Venus.
  • Born on March 1, 1989.

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